MEM22191 - The Laurels, High Street, Porlock (Building)


A broad fronted house, rendered with a slate roof, probably dating from the late 18th Century or earlier.

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A broad fronted house, rendered with slate roof, probably dating from the late 18th century or earlier, with external double-shouldered stack on the end elevation. The bay windows and porch are later 19th Century additions. [1] The building is mentioned in the Conservation Area Appraisals [1,2] The heritage asset was assessed for inclusion on the Exmoor Local Heritage List in November 2022. It was decided to add the asset to the Local Heritage List. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Fisher, J.. 2002. Porlock: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p19.
  • <2> Report: Pratt, N.. 2013. Porlock Conservation Area: Appraisal Document. Exmoor National Park Authority. 33, 34, 77, Figure 35.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Dove, C.. 2022. Exmoor LHL Panel Meeting 28 November 2022. Exmoor National Park Authority.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 2 fluvial
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 fluvial
  • Local Heritage List Status (Listed)



Grid reference Centred SS 2886 1467 (21m by 15m) MasterMap
Map sheet SS21SE

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Record last edited

Dec 13 2023 11:38AM


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